Super Bowl LIII: Basic facts you need to know

The NFL Super Bowl is watched by millions of people around the world and this weekend it did not disappoint. The New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3; it is the team's sixth Super Bowl title. The annual game is one of the most watched sporting events in the world.

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For some it is about more than just American football. If a team wins, all of the members are given a ring. The victory gave the Patriots quarterback and star icon Tom Brady a sixth Super Bowl ring. That is the most rings any individual player has ever received.

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The half-time entertainment is also a massive draw with big names such as Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga having performed in previous years. This year Maroon 5 took the stage with appearances from SpongeBob and Rapper Travis Scott.

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The Super Bowl is the final game of the National Football League (NFL) season in the United States and is one of the biggest sporting events on the planet. The NFL is what all American football teams are part of. The winners of the Super Bowl are crowned 'World Champions' and get to lift the Vince Lombardi trophy. This year was the 53rd Super Bowl. Roman numerals are always used so it's Super Bowl LIII - the L stands for 50 and the III stands for 3.

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The game is meant to last an hour with four 15 minute quarters. It can take much longer though because of the half-time show and all the ad breaks.

The Super Bowl is played in a different place each year. This year it took place at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

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